Kanawha, IA 50447 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50447: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kanawha, IA 50447

Not Acceptable, USPS
Denhart, IA 50447

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.936, Longitude -93.79
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 50447 has segments in 2 Counties (Hancock, Wright).

  • Businesses Addresses: 43
  • PO Box Addresses: 93
  • Residential Addresses: 380
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 380

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Kanawha, IA 50447 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,054
Daytime Population: Workers 420
Daytime Population: Residents 557
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 977
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 1,039
Population in Familes 817
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $42,891
Average Household Income $57,300
Per Capita Income $24,457


Total Housing Units 559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $75,217
Average Home Value $120,977


Total Households 447
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.69% -0.61%
Households -0.54% -0.63%
Families -0.68% -0.73%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Kanawha, IA 50447 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50447 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 460 52nd
Population Density # 832 14th
Diversity Index # 219 77th
Median Household Income # 896 7th
Per Capita Income # 811 16th

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